Breastfeeding support and antenatal preparation – a video blog

Sophie discusses some of the challenges facing breastfeeding mothers and how getting qualified support and information can help.  She looks at what can be done antenatally to prepare, including expression of colostrum.  In celebration of International Breastfeeding Week 2017 she highlights how much amazing free support there is available to women via the charitable organisations both in the UK and internationally.  For more information about free support visit,,,

To list as a Breastfeeding Peer Supporter, Counsellor or Lactation Consultant on the Directory visit

For an excellent guest blog post on bed sharing and breastfeeding by Lactation Consultant and ABM Chair Emma Pickett click here